CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cyphinus dixiphus Haeckel 1887

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Cyphinus dixiphus

Citation: Cyphinus dixiphus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM38
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.370

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Current identification:

Original Description
Cortical shell with rough surface, and irregular, roundish pores, twice to four times as broad as the bars; eight to nine pores on the half meridian of each chamber, twelve to fourteen on its half equator. On both poles of the main axis, one single, strong, conical spine, with prominent edges at the base, and nearly as broad as the spherical medullary shell, nearly as long as the main axis.

Size: Main axis (without spines) 0.18, greatest breadth 0.13; pores 0.003 to 0.008, bars 0.002; length of the polar spines 0.16, basal thickness 0.03.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Cyphinus dixiphus under the subgeneric name Cyphinoma , but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[comment from RadWorld database]


Haeckel, E (1887). Report on the Radiolaria collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the year 1873-1876, Zoology. 18: 1-1803. gs


Cyphinus dixiphus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 27-2-2021

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